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Henry Mintzberg

“Strategy is not the consequence of planning, but the opposite: it’s the starting point.”

HENRY MINTZBERG

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Great leaders have a clear, exciting idea of where they are going. They are excellent at strategic planning.

While a manager gets the job done, great leaders tap into the emotions of their employees.

Having the quality of courage means that you are willing to take risks in the achievement of your goals with no assurance of success.

Leaders strive to perfect the ability to speak effectively and persuasively.

They tend to practice public speaking within their own businesses until they are ready to branch out into professional paid speaking gigs.

Leadership is the ability to get people to work for you because they want to. 

Your ability to select the 20 percent of your people to contribute to 80 percent of your results is essential to the smooth functioning of the organization. Commit to get along well with each key person every ...

Leaders focus on results, on what must be achieved by themselves, by others, and by the company. They focus on the strengths in themselves and others.

Truthfulness is the foundation quality of the trust that is necessary for the success of any business. It requires that you always tell the truth, to all people, in every situation.

Great leaders have the ability to look ahead, to anticipate with some accuracy where the industry and the markets are going in advance of their competitors. 

Leaders think about good leadership qualities and how to apply them on a daily basis.

They lead by example to truly earn the trust of their followers.

Humility means that you have the self-confidence and self-awareness to recognize the value of others without feeling threatened. You are willing to admit you could be wrong and may not have all the answers.

Humility requires the containment of one’s ego.

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